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I’ve just enrolled in an Open Universities Australia (OUA) course. What is the basic computer requirements that I need in order to study?

A computer and reliable internet access are crucial to online studies. As all studies are online, students must be at least familiar with email, word processing and web browsing programs.

Please refer to the computer requirements on the OUA website and the essentials of studying and communicating online with Curtin. 

The minimum system requirements for online study are listed on the Blackboard website. Blackboard is the learning management system used at Curtin. Check out a video about how students navigate their studies through Blackboard.

Curtin OUA students will be able to download a free copy of Microsoft Office 365.

Further information on the online learning environment can be located at the website for IT tools and guides.

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Updated 29/09/2020 02.50 PM